Registration is now open! Click HERE to register and pay online. A reduced “early registration” fee of $80 for faculty ($40 for graduate and undergraduate students) is available to those who make an online payment or send in a registration form and payment postmarked by December 15, 2018.
The 2019 conference is being hosted by Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, from January 18-20. The conference will take place at Fogelman Executive Conference Center and Hotel.
The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2018.
If you have questions, please contact the program chair.
Book and Article Prize Competitions
The Southeast Conference of the Association for Asian Studies requests nominations for its annual book and article prize competitions. Applications are due August 31, 2018 and winners will be announced at the SEC/AAS annual meeting. Nominations should be made directly by the author, who must be or become a member of SEC/AAS. To be eligible for the book or article prize, the submission should have a 2017 publication date, treat a topic in Asian Studies, and have been been written or researched primarily in the SEC/AAS region of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina,
South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC.
For the article prize, applicants should submit pdfs via e-mail with “SEC/AAS article prize” in the subject line to Dr. Catherine Phipps.
For the book prize, applicants should send three hard copies to Dr. Krista van Fleit:
SEC/AAS Book Prize Chair
Welsh Humanities Office Bldg., 811A
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
A list of past winners may be found here.
Graduate Student Travel Awards
SEC/AAS will make available three grants of $200 to ease the cost of participation for graduate students presenting papers at the conference. Indicate your graduate student status and whether you would like to be considered for an award along with your
personal information when submitting your proposal to the Program Chair.
Preference in the awards will be given to graduate students at schools in the southeast region who must travel at least 200 miles to the conference location.